tv [untitled] November 24, 2012 10:30pm-11:00pm PST
>> we're at the press entrance. there is so much excitement in the air. over 20 live trucks, lots of media. we're going to go behind the scenes and give you a sneak peek all the excitement and everything that's going on. let's go. as you can see, pearl street has completely closed for the media trucks to park here. now, we've got trucks from almost all the news stations in the city becauseertionv r everyone is going to be coretionv the big event. we have the microwave towers going. they're going to be getting the live feed from the big parade. the anticipation is over 1 million fans. so, if you're a giants fan this is really the place to be. we're standing on polk street where the street has been completely closed off with the exception of some chairs that are set up out front as there are thousands of fans behind the chairs. it really just looks like a sea of orange and black and there are more fans to the right of us here. everybody is so excited.
and they really are gathered all over to see the world series champ. we're standing at a security checkpoint but we're going to go get an exclusive and check out the press risers. so, let's go. thousands of fans in the crowd, everyone is so excited. how are you guys doing? [cheering and applauding] >> everyone is excited at city hall. they've got a huge seating area out front here to make sure everybody gets a good view of all the action. as you can see from the jumbo tron, the fa raid has already begun and the giants are working their way up market and they're going to end up here at civic center. they've got so much media here and nine camera productions. look at this huge train they've got here. the anticipation is building. the giants are almost here. everyone is ready for their arrival. the comcast crew is ready, and they've got two large sports cameras to capture all of the action.
the commentators are here. they're excited. they want to comment. we're excited. the fans are excited. should be about 15 minutes or so till we see the giants. hey, guys. [cheering and applauding] look at this amazing display. this looks incredible. and right in front of me is the press riser. and here's from all over the world. there are two press risers and they were built especially for this event. and as you can see, there are so many cameras here. they're from all over the world to shoot all of the action of today's event. civic center is full of giants fans. just look at this crowd. it's unbelievable. [cheering and applauding] >> in addition to all the cameras up on the risers, there's plenty of radio coverage, too. right behind me is knbr and the
sports commentators are here talking about all the excitement, the world series and the giants' big win. in addition to the two risers for the press, there's actually a third riser for folks with disabilities so they can have a great view of the parade as well. the parade has arrived. the manager and the players are making their way in right now. >> gangdom style. (music).
[cheers and applause] how are you doing? this is so nice. we had to do it twice; right? thank you all for coming out today. and ladies and gentlemen it is my honor to welcome you to the official city celebration honoring your 2012 world series champions san francisco giants. now, as we gather together as a community today to celebrate this joyous occasion we do want to take a moment first to recognize those impacted by hurricane sandy and mourn the lives loft from this disaster. of course the giants share a deep history with new york and our prayers go out to
everyone on the east coast affected by this disaster and the red cross in those regions they really need our help everybody and we encourage you to donate for the relief fund at red cross .org and the giants players are going to make donations and the giants' organization is going to match the donations by the employers. just think everybody here today and 1 dollar from all of us. that can really help and donate at red cross .org and we thank you for your generosity. it was just two years ago that we captured the championship since moving to san francisco and i think we're happy we didn't have
to wait until 52 years. [cheers and applause] we've got another trophy in this great city by the bay. [cheers and applause] so today giants fans once again you are all world champions and together we are giants, so we have a wonderful program planned for you today and i know you're anxious to get this started started and bring the guys out and celebrate your 2012 san francisco giants so let's get started. first of all we are joined by a number of special dignitaries who have helped to make san francisco one of the best baseball towns -- no, the best baseball town in america. [cheers and applause] let us now welcome and please show your love and enthusiasm the mayor of city and county of
san francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor
george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven
humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants owners. please welcome the family jamie and kim rupert and peter stoneum. also here with us today bob and connie laurie. peter and debbie mc clawlin. bill and sally newco. and now let's give it up for your giants training staff. david, mark and carl, and harold. [cheers and applause] [inaudible] your assistant coaches. shawn dun can, dave
stone and the there will will clark. [cheers and applause] . and the manager for the past 54 years the legendary one, mike murphy. [cheers and applause] and we would also like to extend a warm welcome to all of the giants alumni that we have here today including former giants manager feleap laua and five of our hall of famers. gay lord perry, orlando si pirra, jaun, lily
misconnie, and willy mays. [cheers and applause] we also want to acknowledge congresswoman nancy pelosi along with her husband. thank you so much for being here. we know how busy you with the election just a few days away so a round of applause for all of our vip and special guests. and now at this time we would also like to thank the city and county of san francisco and our community partners. we must acknowledge them. can't do it without them. bank of america, dignity health, miller coors, diamond foods, virgin america, pg&e, and sales force to help to make this civic celebration possible. we thank you. and of course we must
recognize the giants broadcast partner sports bay area that brings sports to our giants fans all season long and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio
dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too.
>> okay, okay. i can't help it. [cheers and applause] now, another thing that occurred to us was that giants winning on the road the way they did, the one thing the giants' players really missed was that ability to share it with all of you, and we thought because they're right in the back here we could give them that feeling that if they had won it right here at at&t park. it's the last inning and sergio romo needs one more strike to win the series and dave at microphone.
>> ready. cabrel the hitter. here is the two-two pitch. strike three called and the giants win the world series. [cheers and applause] we missed that cheer. pretty cool. >> good work. all right so let's meet them. first of all the coaches of the san francisco giants. tim flan ree. >> ron roatus. >> the hitting instructor and royalty from cure sal. >> giants first base coach roberto kelly. >> the great pitching coach of
the best pitching staff on the planet, dave righetti. >> and saibian likes to call him pitching coach number two, mark gardener. >> coach and the catching instructor bill hayes. >> and giants hitting instructor joe lefebvre. >> there are only 23 managers in the long history of major league baseball who have won at least two world series. he's the first national manager to win two just like that since the mid-70's. ladies and gentlemen, the manager of the world champion giants, bruce bochy. [cheers and applause]
>> that's right. bruce! okay. now let's meet the players themselves. [cheers and applause] we need to give this guy a big round of applause. unfortunately he couldn't be here because of a family emergency but he had the winning run in game four. give it up for ryan theriot. he saved a perfect game with the greatest catch of the season and he kept doing it all through the post season, left fielder number seven. gregor blank koa.
>> he did it with his bat and with his words. the guy sort of got the giants going before game through with cincinnati, hunter pens. [cheers and applause] >> in game four in detroit he knocked in the first run with a triple off the right field wall, first base man number nine. brandon belt. >> a norn california native. he joined the giants later in the year and part of the home
stretch. xavier nadel. >> this guy played andlet better he got. he could play almost anywhere and murdered left hand pitching. number 13. joaquin arias. >> a young out fielder who made his debut this year and helped the giants with his arm, with his speed, francisco ger rareo. >> fast runner, slow walker. center fielder, two post season lead off homers number 16
angel pagan. >> we won't forget this one. awb ree huff. >> he was the clinching game and against the cardinals. ladies and gentlemen a perfect game number 18 matt cain. [cheers and applause] >> all right. who was the better trade acquisition than this guy. he turned into a hero for the giants in the post season, the mvp of the championship series, the
star buster posey. [cheers and applause] >> and buster's back up 22 years old. did a great job. number 29 hector sanchez. [cheers and applause] >> well, there have only been a couple of pitchers in the history of the game and one is kristi mather son and started with one run or fewer. he pitched so well all the way down the stretch for the giants. ryan vogelsong. [cheers and applause] >> this guy s